When there is a sudden outbreak of mysterious murders in the Texas Big Bend country, a young drifter new to the area, played by John Barrymore, is the prime suspect. Captured and held for the murders, the rancher who is holding Barrymore does not realize that he has been set up to take the fall for these murders by some men who were thought to have been killed years before in a range war. Now these despicable men are back and are getting their own revenge on those who were involved in the range... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Western, John Drew Barrymore
A revolutionary and his band take over a small Mexican town. The townspeople begin to take sides over whether to fight him, join forces with him or just try to get along with him. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Drama, Romance, War, Paulette Goddard
Also known as "Messiah of Evil". Strikingly photographed, eerie, low-budget scary movie. The IMDB page is here. The MPEG2 is in NTSC format with NAV packets, so you can load it into dvdAuthorGUI and create a DVD to watch on your television. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: horror, undead
Despite the title, this one's more of a seafaring adventure than a horror movie. This is an edited version of "Sea Fiend (1936)". This print is a little faded in places, but still watchable. Taken from a VHS source. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: sea, adventure, feature films
Vic Morrow stars as Michael Cardiff, a professional assasin who seeks revenge on those responsible for his past prison sentence. By disguising himself as a black South African, he sets his plan while foiling the police. Van Dissel plays the cop, Roos who is dedicated and stops at nothing. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Crime, Drama
Story of a young woman's obsessive love. Evelyn (Anne Baxter), an emotionally unstable woman, stays at the home of her doctor Dan Proctor (Scott McKay). She meets and falls in love with the doctors brother Douglas, but he is already happily married. Evelyn decides she will break up the marriage. Mystic Nights Videos This file has better video quality than the one I previously uploaded. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Anne Baxter, Ralph Bellamy, Aline MacMahon, Ruth Warrick, Scott McKay, Marie McDonald, Jerome...
26 Men was a syndicated American western television series about the Arizona Rangers, an elite group commissioned in 1901 by the legislature of the Arizona Territory and limited, for financial reasons, to twenty-six active members. Russell Hayden was the producer of the series and the co-composer of the theme song. The series aired between October 15th, 1957 and June 30th, 1959, for a total of 78 episodes. "The Recruit" Season 1 Episode 1 Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson, Don Haggerty... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: 26 Men, Classic TV, Classic Television, Westerns, Black and White, Public Domain
During World War I, a German spy and a British spy (Conrad Veidt and Vivien Leigh) meet and fall in love. Both are stationed in neutral Stockholm and serve as conduits for intelligence for their respective governments. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Adventure, Romance, Thriller, Vivien Leigh
Taken from wikipedia.org A mad scientist who attempts to rule the world by creating various elaborate inventions. In a dramatic fashion, foreign agents and G-Men try to seize the inventions for themselves. The Phantom Creeps: Chapter 1 - The Menacing Power The Phantom Creeps: Chapter 2 - Death Stalks the Highways The Phantom Creeps: Chapter 3 - Crashing Towers The Phantom Creeps: Chapter 4 - Invisible Terror The Phantom Creeps: Chapter 5 - Thundering Rails The Phantom Creeps: Chapter 6 - The... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Action Adventure, Serial, Sci-Fi, Bela Lugosi
Also known as "The Black Book". A movie of the French Revolution, starring Robert Cummings and Richard Basehart. At the time this was written, the film had a rating of 7.1 on the IMDB. The MPEG2 file contains NAV packets, so you can load it into dvdAuthorGUI and create a DVD to watch on your television. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: French Revolution, dictator
Mamie and Buddy are the son and daughter of an abusive shopkeeper. They slip away to watch a medicine show and are punished when their father finds out. The father plans to force Mamie to marry against her will, so she turns to Dr. Harvey for help. Mystic Nights Videos ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Jack Benny, Betty Bronson, E. Alyn Warren, Eva Novak, Billy Butts, Adolph Milar, George E. Stone,...
Set in Nevada in the 1860's, Bonanza chronicled the adventures of the Cartwright family who owned a large ranch called The Ponderosa. Ben Cartwright and his three sons, Adam, Hoss, and Joe fought for what was just and decent in a time where lawlessness was common. The widowed patriarch Ben Cartwright had three sons, each by a different wife: the oldest was the urbane architect Adam Cartwright, who built the ranch house. The second was the warm and lovable giant Eric, better known by his... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Bonanza, Classic TV, Classic Television, Westerns, Color, Public Domain
Barbara Stanwyck portrays Dixie Daisy, a striptease artist at a Broadway theater in New York at the end of the 1930s. In the course of fending off the unwanted advances of brash comic Biff Brannigan (Michael O'Shea), with whom she is teamed in several numbers, and staying clear of the dressing room feuds of her fellow dancers. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Mystery, Romance, Barbara Stanwyck
Political corruption abounds as a lawyer tries to clear himself after being framed for murder. You can find more information at the IMDB. The mpeg2 file can be loaded into DVDAuthorGUI (a free program) to create a DVD to watch on your television. ( 4 reviews )
Gaby (Hedy Lamarr) arrives in Algiers engaged to a fat, vulgar borderline-loathsome older man who clearly regards her as a trophy bought and paid for. Why she needed this creep isn't clear. What is clear is her falling in love with the jewel thief Pepe Le Moko (Charles Boyer) who abandons the devoted and clinging Ines (Sigrid Gurie) for this right-off-the-boat hothouse beauty. A Parisian police official (Walter Kingsford) is in Algiers determined to collar Pepe. His forays into the casbah meet... ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Charles Boyer, Hedy Lamarr
The classic story of Pip the British orphan. Great Expectations (1946) Fall's Under The Transitional Aspects Of UK Law. http://www.archive.org/post/285670/are-these-public-domain Mystic Nights Videos ( 5 reviews ) Topics: John Mills, Tony Wager, Alec Guinness, Valerie Hobson, Jean Simmons, Mystic Nights Videos
Cherokee Lansing's rancher father is killed in a fight with the Tanner Oil Company. Cherokee plans revenge by bringing in her own wells with the help of oil expert Brad Brady and childhood friend Jim Redbird. Mystic Nights Videos ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Susan Hayward, Robert Preston, Pedro Armendariz, Lloyd Gough, Chill Wills, Ed Begley, Jimmy Conlin,...
Combination animation/live-action film showing how gasoline is refined and used. With striking images of gas stations, auto travel, and automobiles. ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Oil industry, Automobiles, Occupations: Petroleum industry
During the Great Depression, a young man leaves his Eastern home for his late mother's birthplace in the Utah hills. He finds that things are far from peaceful on the frontier, thanks to a feud between rival ranchers and a deadly mountain lion on the prowl. ( 7 reviews ) Topic: Drama
A henpecked but stoic pharmacist (W.C. Fields) tries to maintains his precarious balance while dealing with demanding customers and his dysfunctional family. ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Short, W.C. Fields
Gaslight, 1940, aka 'Angel Street' Tagline: "Patrick Hamilton's famous play brought to the screen - thrill by thrill as only the British know how!' From IMDb: Twenty years after the murder of Alice Barlow, her house is finally occupied again. However, the husband of the couple who have moved in has a secret which he will do anything to keep hidden. Stars Anton Walbrook, Diane Wynyard, Frank Pettingtgell, Cathleen Cordell. ( 9 reviews ) Topics: mystery, thriller
A Finnish culthit that became internationaly known through it's open CC-license. From IMDB: The future looks bleak for Captain Pirk. Originally from the far future, he traveled back to save the world, but was shipwrecked on the 21st century. The world of the past is a dangerous place and he is finding it difficult to convince the ladies he is, in fact, an intergalactic space hero from the future. To make things right Pirk comes up with a questionable plan to save mankind's future... ( 9 reviews ) Topics: Finland, Scandinavia, Cult, Comedy, Parody, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Independent Film
A film about Ma Barker and her four sons who terrorize the South and Midwest in the 1930s, with a string of kidnappings, robberies, and murders. The gang members also meet with John Dillinger (Eric Sinclair), and Baby Face Nelson (Robert Kendall). ( 8 reviews ) Topics: Crime, Drama
Randolph Scott plays the Marshall Dan Mitchell who tries to keep things peaceful in town. Edgar Buchanan plays the sheriff Bravo Trimble who rather gambles than shoots. Lloyd Bridges can be seen as Henry Dreiser. And sure there are also some pretty ladies involved. ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Romance, Western, Ann Dvorak, Lloyd Bridges, Edgar Buchanan, Randolph Scott
When beautiful Mary (Ava Gardner) returns home to her "whistle stop" home town, long-standing feelings of animosity between two of her old boyfriends leads to robbery and murder. ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Drama, Crime, Film-Noir, Ava Gardner
The year is 1854. Robert E. Lee is Superintendent of West Point, where J.E.B. Stuart (Errol Flynn) and George A. Custer (Ronald Reagan) are classmates. In the dormitory, one of the cadets (Van Heflin) reads aloud the secession-promoting pamphlets of abolitionist John Brown. At graduation, the address is given by Secretary of War Jefferson Davis. J.E.B. Stuart and Custer are assigned to the 2nd Cavalry in the Kansas territory, where they have to deal with John Brown. This copy has better... ( 8 reviews ) Topics: Errol Flynn, Ronald Reagan, Civil War, western, Robert E. Lee, Van Heflin, Olivia de Havilland,...
Lawrence Tierney ("Reservoir Dogs") plays an unreformed, hardened criminal who has just been released from prison. While working at his brother's gas station, he becomes very interested in the armored car that makes regular stops at the bank across the street. If you enjoy heist films, watch this. Tierney was perfect for this type of role. The IMDB entry is here. ( 9 reviews ) Topics: crime, robbery, armored car, noir
A poor woman (Ann Harding) wins the lottery and soon she's swept off her feet by a nice man (Basil Rathbone) but after they're married she begins to think he has a few secrets including murder. ( 12 reviews ) Topics: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, Ann Harding, Basil Rathbone
Episode "The little black bag" of the "Live" 50's TV series 'Tales of Tomorrow'. This episode originally aired 30 May 1952 (Season 1, Episode 35). Cast: Vicki Cumming, Joan Blondell Directed by: Charles S. Dubin Complete with original commercials. ( 11 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1950's, Fifties, ABC, Live TV, Kinescope, Tales Of Tomorrow
No more uploads I was very satisfied with FTP uploading at archive.org. I was able to see exactly how much of the upload had been completed. I was able to see the rate at which the upload was progressing. And, perhaps most important of all, I was able to resume an interrupted upload. In other words, if I had uploaded 90% of a file when the connection was lost, all I had to do was reconnect and upload the remaining 10%. The programmers at archive.org have eliminated the best way of uploading,... ( 13 reviews ) Topics: Hal Roach, comedy, Clem Bevans, Cecil Kellaway
Murders and train-wrecks in France and England. (The bits of digital blockiness in the picture (e.g., at 00:02:49) existed in the source file that was obtained from usenet; they were not introduced by my transcoding.) ( 12 reviews ) Topics: mystery, murder
From IMDb: A reporter who has had an affair with the daughter of the U.S. President is sent to Hungary. There he is bitten by a werewolf, and then gets transferred back to Washington, where he gets a job as press assistant to the President. Then bodies start turning up in D.C ( 8 reviews ) Topic: Horror